QB VII (1974)

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A physician sues a novelist for publishing statements implicating the doctor in Nazi war crimes.

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 Abe Cady (2 episodes, 1974)
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 Adam Kelno (2 episodes, 1974)
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 Angela Kelno (2 episodes, 1974)
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 David Shawcross (2 episodes, 1974)
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 Robert Highsmith (2 episodes, 1974)
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 Tom Banniester (2 episodes, 1974)
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 Dr. Stanislaus Lotaki (2 episodes, 1974)
Kristoffer Tabori ...
 Ben Cady (2 episodes, 1974)
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 Lady Margaret (2 episodes, 1974)
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 Zaminski (2 episodes, 1974)
Vladek Sheybal ...
 Sobotnik (2 episodes, 1974)
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 Stephen Kelno (2 episodes, 1974)
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 Semple (2 episodes, 1974)
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Adam Kelno has made it to England in the days following World War II. Having escaped from a death camp in Nazi Europe, he finds that his identification with anti-communists in Poland has made him a target of the Soviet Government, which brings up war crime charges against him in England. When the witness is unable to identify him as one of the doctors who castrated him, he is released. Kelno takes his wife and young son to Arabia where he labors for years upgrading public health standards. Upon his return to England he is Knighted. Twenty years have passed and he has just begun to enjoy his life of renown when a book is published that names him as a willing participant to Nazi medical experiments on Jews in the camps. He sues for defamation and finds that not only can he not escape his past, but that the plaintiff a defamation case has his own reputation on trial. QB VII refers to the courtroom in which the trial is held, Queen's Bench, Room 7. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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It's Never Too Late To Find Justice.

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29 April 1974 (USA)  »

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Aithousa vasilikon dikastirion No 7  »

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On screen couple Ben Gazzara and Lee Remick played husband and wife Lt. Frederick Manion and Laura Manion (Golden Globe nomination) in the acclaimed courtroom drama Anatomy of a Murder (1959) with James Stewart. See more »

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Narrator: [Opening Credits] This is the story of the lives of two men who fought each other in one of the most fascinating trials in modern history. The trial took place in QB VII: Queen's Bench Courtroom Number Seven of the Royal Courts of Justice in London. There, Sir Adam Kelno, a refugee European doctor and concentration camp survivor brought suit for libel against Abraham Cady, World War II ace and world-famous American novelist. For nearly 30 years, they lived their lives unaware of each other until...
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Outstanding land-breaking series
30 April 2007 | by (Ontario) – See all my reviews

This was a land-breaking mini-series -- fine actors, quality cinematography, and superb production values. Anthony Quayle, Ben Gazzara, Jack Hawkins, Lee Remick and Anthony Hopkins are outstanding. TV was challenging the Hollywood film industry at the time in producing serious extended drama, and this time they scored. Note that some real survivors of the Holocaust (the actual atrocities of the real-life doctor on which the story is based) appeared in minor parts. Jack Hawkins had undergone surgery on his throat, and played his role struggling with a disability. Also, some extended courtroom dialog was shot in one take, since the actors (most notably Anthony Quayle) were so pumped about the roles they were playing.

Many may have forgotten this outstanding (early) performance (as the hapless Adam Kelno) by Anthony Hopkins (who just doesn't seem to age!), who also appeared in a fine mini-series in this era about the kidnapping of the Lindbergh baby. Hopkins played Bruno Hauptmann, the man who was convicted for the kidnapping and murder.


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